You have plan to visit Cat Ba Island and stay there about 2 to 3 nights. But you wonder how can to transfer from hotel in Hanoi to Cat Ba Island. Public bus just pick up at bust station and drop off at bus station. You should be find out the different transport transfer from bus station to speed boat station. Public taxi is too expensive because price is per km.
From Hanoi, you would like to go to Cat Ba, catch the private car from Hotel in Hanoi to Hai Phong first, driver will drop you off at Ben Binh Speed Boat Station. At Ben Binh speed boat station, catch a speed boat to Cat Ba Island. There are 4 times departure of speed boat: 07:00AM; 09:00AM; 13:00 and 15:00. From Hanoi to Ben Binh speed boat station takes about 3 hours. Let made plan what time would you like to start at your hotel in Hanoi then book the speed boat tickets.
The most safe and comfortable transport is by private car. Private Car with Basic English speaking driver, running by a company, you will pay when you end the trip at exactly place drop off for driver. Easy to book at the website for private car, you also can book speed boat tickets from Hai Phong to Cat Ba Island with private taxi company.
Beside that, when you have interest in to book the return trip back to Hanoi; company will be offer you a discount 5% for 2nd booking. Holiday is time for relax, let contact with Hanoi Private Taxi, let them know your plan, they will made your holiday more easier with the best comfortable service.